Who isn’t interested in games? Especially boys. Almost every boy that you can come across would like to play one game or the other, be it an outdoor game, indoor game, or online games, action games, adventurous games, every boy would love to spend hours of time playing games.
Nowadays, there is a craze for online games. Today, the numbers of websites offering online games have increased exponentially or should we say are ‘exploding’? The games being offered can be categorized into action games, arcade games, adventure games, board games, puzzle games, etc. Let’s look at some of those games.
Awesome Games for Boys
Online Games for Boys
The World’s Hardest Game: This is perhaps one of the hardest games ever. The game is about a red square which should collect yellow squares and avoid being hit any blue dots. You can play this game endlessly but, the chances of winning even one level of this game are very hard. Try your luck with this game.
Bowman 2: Bowman 2 is one of the top most games ever. The game is very simple. All you need to do is to click the right button on your mouse and drag the mouse. The game shows angles at which the arrow will travel through. A fun-filled and interesting game which both children and adults would love to play. This is an endless game.
Bloxon: This another simple yet intriguing game. The game is very similar to Xonix and it is about covering up empty space by moving through the empty space. There are obstacles on the way which move randomly and interfere with space covering. This game can keep you occupied for a very long time.
Max Dirt Bike Game: Max Dirt Bike game is a simple dirt bike game, as the name suggests. As a player you need to manoeuvre your bike so that you cross all the obstacles and do not tumble over and fall down. If tumble over and fall, then its game over. The game requires a good amount of practice to succeed.
The Impossible Quiz: The Impossible Quiz is one of such impossible games which is very hard, or we’d say next to impossible to play. You only get 3 shots to play this game and if you don’t answer correctly, you’ll get shot, not literally, but its game over. Be very careful and think deep before answering.
Helicopter Game: Perhaps, this is one of the early flight simulation games, of course “Flash-Style”. You need to manoeuvre a helicopter between obstacles. All you need to do is click the left button on your mouse and keep it on hold to high and let it go to move down. Don’t hit any obstacles by the way.
Free Rider 3: Free Rider 3 is a dirt bike game. You can play this game with the built-in dirt slides and also you can build your own terrain as well. The game play of this game needs a mention. Though it’s a simple looking game, the actual game play is very good and it can be highly addictive.
Escape the Office: Escape the Office is a simple game which has no story, no plot, but the only that is required is to get out of the office no matter what. There are few items hidden in the office and you need to find them and use them to open the exit door of the office. It’s really ‘food for thought’ kind of game.
4 Wheel Madness: 4 Wheel Madness is a Monster Truck game where you need to cross some obstacles along the way to reach the finish line. The game is interesting and addictive as it requires a little bit of concentration and learning.
Dave Fearless is Stuntdriver 2: Dave Fearless is Stuntdriver 2 is a stunt game. You are a stunt driver who needs to jump over obstacles and make a clean fall without any scratch to the car. This game can be hard for starters, but good practice can keep you better off.
Earn to Die Super Wheel: Earn to Die Super Wheel is a car game that involves zombies. Run over zombies and use their blood as fuel for your car. The car is running out of fuel and you have run over as many zombies as you can to get some fuel.
Truck Loader 4: Truck Loader 4 as the name suggests, is a game where you to load the trucks with boxes using an excavator. This is a mini excavator with a magnetic arm. You need to lift the boxes using the mechanical arm and put them in trucks for carrying them off.
Cruisin: Cruisin is a car race game where thrashing cars is allowed. Wreck havoc on any car that comes nearby and also enjoy the high speed car race all the way. You have laps to finish and cash awards to win. Win the cash prize, collect money and buy new cars and modify the existing ones as you like.
Just Shut Up And Drive: Just Shut Up And Drive is a simple car race game. As the name suggests, all you need to do is to simply drive and fast. You need to over take your rivals as quickly as possible, as this is a time game. Any delay any where will cost you precious time.
Smash Palace: Smash Palace is a demolition game. Every car in the arena is going on a smash spree with every other car. You better survive this mayhem and live to see another day. Crush any car that you lay your eyes on, if else, they’ll clobber your car up.
Modern Moto Racers: Modern Moto Racers is a futuristic game. The design of the game reminds us of the movie Tron. Race around the streets, avoiding obstacles, collect points and power-ups to boost your bike’s life.
Blast Driver: Blast Driver is a different sort of car race game. The difference between this game and other race games is that you are a secret agent and your car has a ticking time bomb inside it. You need to drive as quickly and get out of the car alive.
Monkey Quest: Monkey Quest is an action adventure game which takes place in the world of Ook, a world ruled by monkeys. Ook is on a mission to save his world from the evil hands of Ka and his villainous herde. Battle the forces of Ka and win the war against Ka. The game requires registration and you need to download the game and install it. Please take the help of an adult during this process.
Zombie Shooter: You are a survivor among zombies and the zombies are coming after you. You need to shoot and kill as many zombies as you can. Be careful as your ammunition is limited. So, you need to be very careful.
Ricochet Kills 3: Ricochet Kills 3 is a shooting game where you need to shoot and kill your black suited enemies as many as you can. Mind that you have limited ammunition and so you need to blow up nearby things to cause maximum collateral damage.
Champion Archer: Champion Archer is a arrow-shooting game where you need to kill maximum number of your enemies as they are approaching you. You have very little time as your friends are here to back you up. But you need to shoot down and kill as many enemies as you can.
Quantum Patrol: Quantum Patrol is a post-apocalyptic game where surviving mankind sends a robot on a secret mission to retrieve data about the weapons enemies are building. You, as the robot need to be quick in killing enemy robots and should hack into the mainframe and collect information about the weapons.
Bob the Robber 2: Bob the Robber 2 is a new age Robin Hood who steals from greedy rich people, bad CEOs and mafia bosses. Help Bob to escape from the private security of the bad people and to safely reach home.
Crystal Temple: Crystal Temple is about Fireboy and WaterGirl. Help both Fireboy and Watergirl through the Crystal Temple. They should work in coordination with each other to open the temple gates and portals in each level. Fireboy will die in water and Watergirl will die in lava, so be careful.
Bubble Trouble: Bubble Trouble is a shooting game where you need to destroy as many bubbles as you can with your line and harpoon gun. The bubbles get smaller and smaller and you have to destroy each one of them. Do not let the bubbles touch you, else you’ll die.
Bloxorz: Bloxorz is another addictive puzzle game. A metal cuboid block has to be rolled in order to get to the destination, a hole. The block and roll in many different directions, but you cannot place the block halfway at any point. This is one of the best puzzle games that you can play.
Orbox C: Orbox C is another addictive game. The game is set in space where the object needs to reach the portal. But, there’s one catch, the object moves only in straight lines and it will fly off it does not encounter an obstacle. You need to figure out a way to bring the object to the portal.
Numbskull: Numbskull is an additive puzzle game which involves you to bring the skull of a skeleton from a maze. There are numerous levels which test your logic. The pieces of maze and rotate and help the skull to reach its skeleton.
Epic Rail: Epic Rail is a strategy and puzzle game where you need to control the functions of tracks to let trains reach their destinations. You must also make sure that the rails should not intersect and trains shouldn’t crash.
Blox Forever: Blox Forever is a puzzle game that involves getting together identical blocks to destroy them. Of course, these blocks are placed in puzzled mazes and you need to figure out ways so that every last block is destroyed.
Power Rangers Megaforce Mega Zord Rush: Power Rangers Megaforce Mega Zord Rush is an action game where you need to manoeuvre the machines of Power Rangers and fight your enemies. The different machines that each of the Power Rangers use include Dragon, Shark and Tiger. You need to cover as much distance as you can to win in each level.
SpongeBob Square Pants You’re Fired: SpongeBob Square Pants You’re Fired is a game where Sponge Bob works in a restaurant and he needs to prepare hamburgers and serve them to customers before it’s too late and the customers leave.
Kung Fu Panda Paw-Some Panda: Remember Po, the Kung Fu Panda? Well, who would forget that movie, right? Here’s a game that you can play from Po’s perspective on Kung Fu training. You can get to be Po in this game and train in Kung Fu so that he can master it in no time.
Kung Fu Panda Tales of Po: This is another version of Kungu Fu Panda Po. The game is a legend in itself as it reveals the stories spinning around Kungu Fu Panda aka the Dragon Warrior and his journeys.
SpongeBob SquarePants Jellyfish Jumble: Jellyfish Jumble is a puzzle game where you need to select and pick same colored multiple jellyfish. The Jellyfish is invading Sponge Bob’s territory and they must be stopped. You need to catch a minimum of 3 jellyfish for this. Do this by clicking and dragging your mouse through same colored jellyfish.
Gold Miner: Gold Miner is one of the classic flash games that set a trend of ‘picking up things’. This game is about a miner who goes into a gold mine to test his luck. He needs to pickup chunks of gold using a swinging pulley. He throws the swinging pulley and tries to pick up as many gold chunks possible.
Reel Gold: Reel Gold is also similar to the above mentioned Gold Miner. But, there is a difference between both these games. The difference is that while in Gold Miner, the player would be stationery, in this game, the player can move in a cart and pick up the gold.
Spencer’s Jerk Basket: Spencer’s Jerk Basket is a similar game to Gold Miner where you need to catch hold of things with a pulley and lever system. You need to pickup certain items or objects such as dogs, newspapers and avoid picking up object such as cats, stuffed bears, etc.
Ninja Miner: Ninja Miner is a simple maze puzzle game where you need to collect as many diamonds and stars as possible to complete the level. The Ninja Miner is very fast and agile and so you need to be very careful while using the directions. This could also mean you could easily land in troubles.
Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles Ninja Turtle Tactics 3D: For those of you who remember Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles, here is a great chance to be one of the Turtles and fight the bad guys with your ninja skills. Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles Ninja Turtle Tactics 3D, as the name suggests is a 3D game where you can don the role of any one of the 4 turtles and practice your ninja skills.
Outdoor games for kids
Now, it’s just indoor or online games for kids, but here’s a list of some outdoor games for kids. Encourage your children to play some outdoor games as well. As we all know, outdoor games are also necessary for a child’s overall development. Outdoor games also promote peer bonding among children and friendships formed during play can last for a life time.
Flag Capture: This is a game best suited for a large group of kids. If the number in a group is about 10 or more, this game could be played. All you need to do is to divide the one large group into 2 groups of equal numbers and assign a flag or any identity to each group. Place these flags at some locations. Now, the task is to send one kid from one group into the second group territory to bring home a flag. The other group will try to fend off their flags from being taken and if he’s successful, then its one point. And so, the game goes on until the winning group is declared with the highest number of flags collected.
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Marbles Game: Marbles game is a simple outdoor game where you strike marbles with marbles. All you need to do is to draw a small circle, place some marbles inside the circle and take turns in trying to strike these marbles from a distance of say 1 ft, 2 ft, 3 ft and so on. It’s a fun game which improves a kid’s accuracy and hand to eye coordination.
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Tag: Tag is perhaps one of the old and very well known games around. But for those of you who haven’t played tag, here it is. From a group of kids, one kid is selected as ‘it’. This kid has to run and catch another kid and say ‘tag’. Now, this new kid is the ‘it’ and he or she needs to catch another kid and say ‘tag’. Sounds simple enough, right?
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Sack Race: Sack race is a race game which involves kids who’re going to race stepping into sacks and then hopping to reach the finish line. As you know, the person who crosses the finish line first is the winner.
Pick up the Quarters: Pick up the Quarters is another fun game. All you need are some coins including quarters, nickels, dimes, etc in a large container. Take two kids, blindfold them and have them put on gloves. Now, ask the kids to pickup nickels from the water. They’d be competing with each other to obtain the coins. Whoever grabs most quarters is the winner. Play this game outdoors as there can be water spill indoors.
Leap like a frog: This is another old game that most people know about. This game requires at least 6 players, 3 form a group. 1 kid from each group, comes forward, bends down with knees straight and hand supporting his knees. The other kids will have to jump over the 1st kid by pressing his or her hands over the kid’s back with legs stretched a little bit.
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Penguin Waddle Race: Penguin Waddle race is a game that is similar to sack race. This game is not a race and the player would’ve to hop or waddle almost like in a sack race. In Penguin Waddle race, players have to keep a ball in between their legs and waddle like a penguin to the finish line. If the player drops the ball, he’s out and who ever finishes first, is obviously the winner.
Nature Scavenger Hunt: This is not an actual game, but it is a fun activity. This activity is best suited for kids who’ve gone for a camp. Divide the kids into groups of 3-4 and assign them to collect as many things from around the woods as they can. These include bark, pinecones, dried leaves, pebbles, dandelions, etc. This task can increase their curiosity towards nature and its wonders. Explain to them about not getting near to any bugs, insects or any other animals in and around the woods.
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Limbo Game: Limbo is another interesting game for not only kids but also for adults. A limbo game is about going under a horizontally place bamboo or any stick. The catch here is not to bend forward, but to bend backwards and go forward. Another catch is that you should support your back with your hands or with any thing.
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Water Balloon Angry Birds: Most of us love Angry Birds, don’t we? Well, here’s a game that kids would definitely want to play and that is Angry Birds, water balloon style. All you’re going to need are balloons carefully filled with water, a catapult, regular air balloons representing the Pigs and cardboard fortresses for the pigs.